Colorado State Parks

July 16, 2009--Cool water harbors E. coli risk in Colorado (Denver Post)

Dozens of visitors to Cherry Creek State Park plunged into the lake Wednesday, ignoring the warnings of park rangers who closed the swimming area because of high levels of E. coli bacteria in the water.

May 20, 2009--State gets water for fish from Colorado Springs (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks have jointly purchased 3,000 acre-feet of water from the City of Colorado Springs to add to the permanent water storage pool at John Martin Reservoir. "This purchase will help ensure the long-term storage needs for fishing and recreation at John Martin," said Dan Prenzlow, DOW Southeast Region Manager.


May 20, 2009--State gets water for fish from Colorado Springs (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks have jointly purchased 3,000 acre-feet of water from the City of Colorado Springs to add to the permanent water storage pool at John Martin Reservoir. "This purchase will help ensure the long-term storage needs for fishing and recreation at John Martin," said Dan Prenzlow, DOW Southeast Region Manager.


March 15, 2009--Lake Nighthorse management at a standstill (Durango Herald)

The issue of providing recreation at Lake Nighthorse is gaining no ground, and the economic downturn is making progress even more problematic. Neither Colorado State Parks nor the U.S.

January 16, 2009--Biggest land protection in 25 years (Telluride Daily Planet)

The U.S. Senate approved a bill Thursday that will better protect more than two million acres of public land, and represents one of the largest expansions of wilderness protection in 25 years.

October 9, 2008--Quagga mussels pose new worry at Lake Pueblo (Pueblo West View)

Apprehension about potential damage from mussels in Lake Pueblo went up a couple of notches over the weekend after the state confirmed quaggas as well as zebras are in the water.


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